Thursday, July 9, 2020
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With meat processing plants partially or fully closed or backed up with orders, some Ohio farmers are reluctantly reducing their flocks or herds.

There's limited research on COVID-19 and animals, but so far, it looks like the virus does not pose a high risk to livestock or pets.

A good veterinarian-client-patient-relationship is critical to the health of your livestock.

Find out what options horse owners have if they want to have a nice pasture and still allow their horses out when the snow melts.

Plan ahead for the winter season to keep your cows in an adequate Body Condition Score (BCS) range prior to calving.

Prioritize flu vaccinations for everyone working on a pig farm.

Learn to evaluate leafiness, maturity, odor, color, softness, purity, bale condition and contaminants to determine overall quality of hay.

Always be aware of the behavior of animals around you. Assess their flight zone and note the look in their eyes.

Foxtail is infamous for seeds that get caught in the gums of livestock, leading to feed rejection and potential infections. Learn how to combat this weed.

Having your forages analyzed is the only way to determine if hay will meet an animal's nutrient requirements during the winter.
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